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Collaborations with Artists

…any one is welcome to take my pen, and go on with the story for me that will…

— Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Sterne's Artistic Legacy

An interest in Laurence Sterne is not confined to academic study and scholars of 18th century fiction.

His artistic legacy is immense; writers such as Italo Calvino, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Orhan Pamuk, Salman Rushdie, and Vladimir Nabokov are just a few of the many who acknowledge a debt to Sterne.

His creative approach is still a vital force in generating new work in the present day by artists of all disciplines. Writers, musicians, performers, ceramicists, actors, and particularly, visual artists are all energized by Sterne.

The Laurence Sterne Trust encourages and promotes new work by those stimulated by Sterne’s innovative genius. Sometimes, with the help of grants, the Trust can commission work; sometimes artists approach us to exhibit work they have produced; sometimes a theme for an exhibition prompts us to approach artists and collaborate.

Laurence Sterne A Head of his Time Donna Kemp

A Head of His Time – Donna Kemp

There follows a list of artists who have who have contributed to the many Laurence Sterne Trust projects, exhibitions, commissions and events in the 21st century, and below that, a list of all who generously responded to our invitation to produce a work for our four exhibitions/auctions based on the ‘visual pages’ in Tristram Shandy.

This page, we hope, is a live work in progress.

Collaborations with Artists

Carry Akroyd *  Phillip Barnes * Derek Beaulieu * Felix Bennett * Jackie Bennett * Jaap Blonk * Ronald Blythe * Christian Bok *  Jim Boyes * David Bradley * Paul Brandford * Jonathan Brigg * Pavel Buchler * Madeleine Bunting * Francesca Capone * J L Carr * Patrick Caulfield * Peter Coates * Billy Collins * Frank Cottrell-Boyce * Simon Cutts *

Jaap Blonk talks to Patrick Wildgust about his work and Kurt Schwitters’ The Ursonate

Brian Dettmer * Maura Dooley * Ian Duhig * Craig Dworkin * Michael Eaton * Paul Edmondson * Henry Eliot * Rob Fitterman * Tom Gauld * Brigit Gillespie * Kenny Goldsworthy * Eugen Gomringer * James Harpur * Susanne Heinrich * The Hilliard Ensemble * Claire Hind * Patrick Hughes * Nigel Hutchinson * Marcus Jacka * Gabiel Josipovici * Roger Keyes * Christobel King * Ruth King * Andrzej Krauze * Rohan Kriwaczek *

 

John Lawrence * Richard Lewington *Jon McGregor * David Maroto * Peter Marren * Roger Marsh  * Jonathan Meades * Simon Morris * Graham Moss * Anne Vibeke Mou * Paul Munden * Scott Myles * Thomas Newton * David Owen Norris * Joz Norris *

Steven Oxley * Christina Patterson * Susanna Pell * Tom Phillips * Lucy Powell * Jeremy Purseglove * Graham Rawle * Kim Rosenfield * Martin Rowlatt * Martin Rowson * Lucrezia Russo *

Colin See-Paynton * Jill Sellars * Lester Simpson * Iain Sinclair * Frances Spalding * Sam Stadlen * Subhadassi * Adam Thirlwell * Carolyn Thompson * Nick Thurston * Chris Topp * Carmen Troncoso * Philippa Troutman * Alison Turnbull *

Erica Van Horn * Hans von Trotha * Dave Walker * Helen Whittaker * Mark Wilde * Michael Winterbottom * Gary Winters * Tom Wood * Greville Worthington *

The Black Page, Blank Page, Marbled Page and Flourish Exhibitions and Auctions

A series of four exhibitions have been held in recent years based on various visual pages from Tristram Shandy.  A large number of artists of all disciplines, whose names are listed below, contributed to these exhibitions, and their art works were auctioned (anonymously) to raise funds for Shandy Hall.

To all these artists we owe a huge debt of gratitude for taking on the challenge, creating a work, and so generously donating it to raise funds for the Trust in these auctions. We hope everyone enjoyed it as much as we did.

Links to the websites and works of each exhibition are given below.

More about the auction/exhibitions can be found here.

Artists who contributed to the Marbled page Exhibition/Auction ( The Emblem of My Work) 2011

Norman Ackroyd * Carry Akroyd * Veronica Bailey * John Baldessari * David Barker * Jeanette Barnes *Philip Barnes * Jordan Baseman * Glen Baxter * Derek Beaulieu * David Bellingham * Felix Bennett * Jen Bervin * John Bevis * Quentin Blake * Ronald Blythe * Christian Bök * Philip David Ronald Booth * Sean Borodale / Jonathan Houlding * Martin Boyce * Neil Brand * Paul Brandford * Katherine Brett * Louise Brockman * Ken Campbell * Melody Sumner Carnahan * Ciaran Carson * John Christie * John Wedgwood Clarke * Peter Coates * Les Coleman * Brigit Connolly * David Connearn * Frank Cottrell-Boyce * Robert Coover * Anne-Marie Copestake * Maud Cotter * Philip Cowell * Russell Crotty * Layla Curtis *Simon Cutts * Laetitia de Chazal *Lucia della Paolera *Richard Deming * Fiona Dobrijevich * Maura Dooley *Helen Douglas * Ian Duhig * Craig Dworkin * Michael Eaton * Margot Ecke * Peter Ellis * Eugenius * Thomas Evans * Alec Finlay * Robert Fittermann * Nancy Fouts * Maria Fusco * Tom Gauld * Carlo Gebler * Harry Gilonis * Jeremy Glogan * Eugen Gomringer * Cesar Perez Gracia * Lavinia Greenlaw * Andrew Greer * Mikel Horl * Victoria Hall * Helen Hajnoczky * Michael Hampton * Tony Hayward * Susanne Heinrich * Sadie Hennessy * Rebecca Hind * Henry Hitchings * Susan Howe * Patrick Hughes * David Hunter * Nigel Hutchinson * Timothy Hyman * Ben Jennings * Gabriel Josipovici * Patrick Keiller * Andrew Kotting * Andrzej Krauze * Rohan Kriwaczek * Nancy Kuhl * John Lavell * John Lawrence * Hannah Lawson * Jemma Lewis * Gareth Long * Patrick Marber * Javier Marias * Roger Marsh * John McDowall *Jon McGregor * Lou McKeever * Jonathan Meades * Thomas Meyer * Garry Fabian Miller * Christine Mitrentse * Simon Morris * Graham Moss * Ann Muir * Paul Munden * Scott Myles * Thomas Newton *Brian Partridge * Chad Pastotnik * Kim Patrick * Christina Patterson * Tom Phillips * Malgosia Pioro * Padgett Powell * Craig Raine *Jonas Ranson * Graham Rawle * Jude Riley * Lewis Ronald * Kay Rosen * Kim Rosenfield * Jerome Rothenberg * Christopher Rowlatt * Martin Rowson * David Rudkin * Colin Sackett * Klaus Scherübel * Colin See-Paynton * Jill Sellars * Leanne Shapton * NF Simpson * Iain Sinclair * Lemony Snicket * Jackson Sprague * Wesley Stace * Ralph Steadman * Solveig Stone * Graham Swift * Adam Thirlwell *Olav Anton Thommessen * Carolyn Thompson * Nick Thurston * Hayley Tompkins * Yasunao Tone * Anna Trench * Sarah Tripp * Jan Peter Tripp * Alison Turnbull * Erica van Horn * Craig Vear * Dave Walker * Mark Wallinger * Michael Walter * Matthew Welton * Richard Wentworth * Anthony Whishaw * Wes White * Kate Whiteford * Helen Whittaker * Alison Wilding * Robert Williams * Trevor Winkfield * Alice Wood * Tom Wood * John Woolrich * Greville Worthington * Patrick Wright * Jacqueline Yallop * Eric Zboya

Visit The Emblem of My Work website

 

Artists who contributed to the Blank page Exhibition/Auction (Paint her to your own Mind) 2016

Norman Ackroyd * Laurence Aëgerter * Carry Akroyd * Michèle Audin  * Veronica Bailey * John Baldessari * Jeanette Barnes * Philip Barnes * Jordan Baseman * Erica Baum * Radio Bavaria * Glen Baxter * Derek Beaulieu * David Bellingham * Marcel Bénabou * Felix Bennett * Jérémie Bennequin * Dieter Berdel * Eduardo Berti * John Bevis * Jaap Blonk * Christian Bök * Paul Brandford * Kate Briggs * Will Buckingham * Madeleine Bunting *  Nancy Campbell * Peter Carey * James Chinneck * John Christie * Peter Coates * Billy Collins * Robert Coyne * Simon Cutts * Kelly-Anne Davitt * Brian Dettmer * Maura Dooley * Helen Douglas * Andrzej Dudziński *  Ian Duhig * Craig Dworkin * Michael Eaton * Katie Elder * Peter Ellis * Simon Elvins  * Alec Finlay * Frédéric Forte * Paul Fournel * Nancy Fouts *  Stephen Fry * John Furnival * Maria Fusco * Neil Gaiman * Tom Gauld * Harry Gilonis * Lavinia Greenlaw * Michael Hampton * Sadie Hennessy * Paul Hetherington * Daisy Hildyard * Rebecca Hind * Mikel Horl * Erica Van Horn * Patrick Hughes * David Hunter * Nigel Hutchinson * Martin Huxter * Timothy Hyman * Ben Jennings * Gabriel Josipovici * Jacques Jouet * Paul Kershaw * Roger Keyes * Caleb Klaces * Andrzej Krauze * Rohan Kriwaczek *  John Lawrence *  Daniel Levin Becker * Gareth Long * Julie MacBean * Javier Marias * David Maroto *  Roger Marsh * Michele Martinelli * Chris McCabe * Tom McCarthy * John  McDowall * Jon McGregor * Jonathan Meades * Garry Fabian Miller * Ian Monk * Morten Morland * Simon Morris * Scott Myles * Anne Vibeke Mou * Paul Munden * David Owen Norris * David Osbaldeston * Abigail Parry * Christina Patterson * Amy Pettifer * Sarah Pickstone & Ali Smith * Tom Phillips * Graham Rawle * Ian Robinson * Jacques Roubaud *  Martin Rowson * Colin Sackett * Wendy Saunders * Colin See-Paynton * Frances Scott * Kirsty Sellman * Lemony Snicket * Corinna Spencer * Francis Spufford * Wesley Stace * Lisa Stansbie * Jon Stone * Graham Swift * Hervé Le Tellier * Lex Thomas * Olav Anton Thommessen * Carolyn Thompson * Nick Thurston & Sarah Auld  *  Anna Trench * Philippa Troutman * Yasunao Tone * Momoyo Torimitsu * Alison Turnbull * Craig Vear * Justin Virdi * Caroline Walker * John Wedgwood-Clarke * Wolfgang Weileder * Matthew Welton * Richard Wentworth * Kate Whiteford * Helen Whittaker * Alison Wilding * Robert Williams * Trevor Winkfield * Alice Wood * Tom Wood * John Woolrich * Greville Worthington * Hugo Yoshikawa * Janus Zeitstein

Visit the Paint Her to Your Own Mind website

Artists who contributed to the Flourish of Liberty Exhibition/Auction (Trim's squiggle) 2019

Norman Ackroyd * Laurence Aëgerter * Irrum Ahmed * Carry Akroyd * Michèle Audin * Veronica Bailey * Barnes Studio * Glen Baxter * Derek Beaulieu * David Bellingham * Jérémie Bennequin * Felix Bennett * Jaap Blonk * Christian Bök * Penny Boxall * Paul Brandford * Kate Briggs * Madeleine Bunting * Nancy Campbell * Francesca Capone * John Christie * Peter Coates * Billy Collins * Robert Coyne * Wendy Coyne * Simon Cutts * Kelly-Anne Davitt * Brian Dettmer * Maura Dooley * Helen Douglas * Ian Duhig * Craig Dworkin * Katie Elder * Eugenius * Maria Fusco * Tom Gauld * Joanne Hamill * Nelson Henricks * Daisy Hildyard * Mikel Horl * Erica Van Horn * Patrick Hughes * Nigel Hutchinson * Martin Huxter * Stephen Isserlis * Jacques Jouet * Patrick Keiller * Paul Kershaw * Caleb Klaces * Andrzej Krauze * John Lawrence * Daniel Levin Becker * Julie MacBean * Javier Marias * David Maroto *Roger Marsh * Mick Marston * Michele Martinelli * Jon McGregor * Jonathan Meades * Ian Monk * Morten Morland * Simon Morris * Zoe Moss * Anne Vibeke Mou * Katrin Moye * Paul Munden * Scott Myles * David Owen Norris * Abigail Parry * Christina Patterson * Tom Phillips * Graham Rawle * Ian Robinson * Martin Rowson * Colin Sackett * Colin See-Paynton * Kirsty Sellman * Lemony Snicket * Wesley Stace * Lisa Stansbie * Charlotte Steel * Jon Stone * Olav Anton Thommessen * Carolyn Thompson * Nick Thurston & Sarah Auld * Anna Trench * Hans von Trotha * Alison Turnbull * Justin Virdi * Wolfgang Weileder * Matthew Welton * Richard Wentworth * Kate Whiteford * Helen Whittaker * Alison Wilding * Robert Williams * Trevor Winkfield * Alice Wood * Tom Wood * John Woolrich * Greville Worthington * Janus Zeitstein

Visit the Flourish of Liberty website